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Trains to London

Great value fares available...

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Edinburgh to London
Wed, 5 Nov 2014
2hr ago
21 Aug 14.01
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York to London
Wed, 5 Nov 2014
21 Aug 17.25
21 Aug 20.45
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Leeds to London
Wed, 5 Nov 2014
21 Aug 17.18
21 Aug 17.17
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All fares indicated are one way

London by train

If you’re travelling to London, East Coast offers a great range of value train tickets and cheap rail fares from destinations across England and Scotland.

If you need a train to London to enjoy a day away, a short break or even an important business trip, ticket prices from destinations across the UK start lower than you may think.

Travel to London from York, Leeds or Harrogate and you can bag a cheap Standard Advance one way, with thousands of tickets released each week. See above for First Class Advance fares to London from York and Leeds. You can even go for a day visit as the journey takes just over 2 hours from York on many trains, not a day trip to try by coach!

There are also great value Standard Advance fares available from Scotland to London with thousands of tickets released every week.

Make it a day out with friends and you could make even more great savings, travel as part of a group and you could save up to 25% off the cost of your tickets if you are travelling with three or more passengers on your journey.

There are thousands of Standard Advance tickets and First Advance tickets released across the network every week and with tickets available 12 weeks in advance you have plenty of time to plan your journey and catch the train to London at a time which suits you. Please note though that fares vary according to time of booking and origin/destination and are subject to availability.

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To ensure you get the best deal on rail fares to London, sign up for our ticket alert email which will notify you as soon as cheap tickets are released. You can also print your tickets off at home to save time and buy yourself catering vouchers to use on the train.

Finally, don’t forget to check out the East Coast Trains Live app – it will keep you up to date, help plan your journeys on the move and is available on Android or iPhone.

Upgrade and travel in First Class style with East Coast and you can relax, unwind and enjoy the journey as you glide into London King’s Cross. With free complimentary meals on services of more than 70 minutes, larger seats, extra legroom and free on-board Wi-Fi - it means you will arrive refreshed and ready to hit the capital. Enjoy the express journey past some fantastic scenery and arrive in the centre of the capital, avoiding the busy roads with ease. 

London is a world-class city packed to the rafters with grand museums, entertaining art galleries, eye-catching, historic landmarks and all-round family entertainment. And with so much to enjoy it offers endless possibilities. Travel with East Coast and you can glide into King’s Cross for a snip with cheap tickets and low fares to London available from destinations all around the UK. 

From the sights of Buckingham Palace and St Paul’s Cathedral, to the serene, green spaces of Hyde Park and Kew Gardens - the choices are limitless. The Natural History Museum and National Portrait Gallery will keep you entertained for hours on their own - and with world class cuisine, music and theatre available on-tap, it provides a captivating destination for all.

To find out more about London and what’s on during your visit, check out our bespoke London city guide.